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Title: Germany Health Authorities confirmed twelve imported Zika virus cases during May.

Subject: Zika Virus Disease, imported cases in Germany, montly report.

Source: China National Emergency Broadcasting (CNEB), full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, automatic translation, edited.

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Germany rerported 12 new cases of Zika virus infections in May this year,

2016-06-02 14:58 Source: Xinhua News Agency

Xinhua News Agency, Berlin, June 1 (Reporter Guo Yang) - On the June 1st German media reported that in May this year, Germany reported a total of 12 cases of Zika virus infections. Since last October, the total number imported cases rose to 56.

German "new Osnabrück newspaper" quoted the German disease control agency spokesman Robert Koch Institute as saying, May the cases were imported cases reported that patients in the travel Zika virus infection . The spokesman said that as many people infected after Zika virus mild symptoms, so the case did not report "unusual."

In addition to input STD exceptions, Germany in April this year, also appeared in the first case of Zika virus infection through sexual transmission.

Zika virus is mainly spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, it can also be sexually transmitted. Currently, Zika virus have been in around 60 countries and regions in Africa, the Americas region is particularly serious.

May suffer from people infected with the virus Zika Zika virus, symptoms of fever, rash, joint pain, and the like dengue fever. The vast majority of those infected mild symptoms, but pregnant women should be particularly careful. Studies have shown that there is a causal link between Zika virus infection in pregnant women and newborn Microcephaly and several other birth defects.

To avoid Zika virus spread and adverse pregnancy occurs, the latest World Health Organization recommends that travelers returning from affected areas in eight weeks, security measures should be taken to suspend or sex when you have sex. If you plan to become pregnant spouses of man appears Zika virus infection symptoms, practice safer sex or sexual pause time should be at least six months.


Keywords: Germany; Zika Virus.